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The Bintaro rail crash occurred on 9 December 2013 when a train crashed into a Pertamina gasoline tanker at a railroad crossing in Bintaro on Monday morning, causing at least one female-only carriage to overturn and burst into flames.[1][2] At least 7 people were killed (including the three train drivers) and another 63 were wounded in the crash. The crash occurred in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Bintaro rail crash
Details
Date9 December 2013
Time11:20 local time (04:20 UTC)
LocationBintaro, Jakarta
CountryIndonesia
LineSerpong - Tanah Abang line
OperatorKRL Commuter Jabodetabek
Incident typeCollision with tanker truck
CauseHuman Error
Statistics
Trains1
Vehicles1 (tanker truck)
Passengers67
Crew3 (Driver, Engine Assistant, Train Technicians)
Deaths7
Injuries63
Damagethe first carriage specifically for the female train until the third carriage dropped and rolled to the right so that the driver's cabin was severely damaged and the tank cargo truck was severely burned

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  1. ^ "Updated: Train Crashes Into Gas Tanker in Bintaro, Several Killed". The Jakarta Globe. December 9, 2013. Archived from the original on December 14, 2013. Retrieved December 9, 2013.
  2. ^ "4 People die in Indonesia train accident". BBC News. December 9, 2013. Archived from the original on December 13, 2013. Retrieved December 9, 2013.